The Appalachian Trail (Section #173) has a maximum elevation of 3,192 ft (973 m), a minimum elevation of 889 ft (271 m), and an elevation gain of 25,998 ft (7,924 m) in the [ A to B ] direction.
The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #173 while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.
We survey thousands of miles of trails each year. The following metrics are based on the most accurate trail data; no crowdsourced data.
|[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]|
|Steps 1||Length 2||Min Ele 3||Max Ele 4|
|21,915||10.0 mi||889 ft||3,192 ft|
|[ A to B ]|
|Time 5||Floors 6||Gain 7||Loss 8|
|4.9 hrs||0.8||25,998 ft||27,006 ft|
|[ B to A ]|
|4.0 hrs||0.0||27,006 ft||25,998 ft|
The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #173 is 10.0 mi (16.2 km) or 21,915 steps.
A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #173 in 4.9 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 4.0 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.
Download free Smarts Mountain topo maps and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps.
Yes, and it's free! The Appalachian Trail Section #173 is located on the Smarts Mountain topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.
AT173T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #173 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.
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